Dive into fresh from the sea dishes that are such a treat.

Earl Grey & Gin Cured Salmon Appetizer Toasts

Posted September 11, 2014

I first found smoked fish when living in Manhattan; every Jewish-style deli worth its weight offered a great option. Smoked mussels were popular at my Maine wedding. And now, I generally only eat smoked salmon during layovers at London’s Heathrow…

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Grilled Oysters with Herb Butter

Posted July 14, 2014

It’s summer and like I said in this post for Beef, Stout & Oyster Pie last week, I am oyster-crazy right now. Once grilled, small oysters take on an sweeter, concentrated note. And topped with herb butter, well, it’s basically…

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Beef, Stout and Oyster Pie

Posted July 10, 2014

Now that it’s finally summer, we’re eating raw oysters like mad. With a beer or a glass of cold wine, they’re supreme. We asked Sean to share a unique way to use that ocean-like flavor, and he has spared no…

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Apple Cider Steamed Mussels

Posted April 7, 2014

When I think of the northeast, I think of apples. Of nippy fall days, and a plethora of laden apple trees. Naturally, apple cider follows, and naturally, some scrumptious eats can be made with such riches. But seafood? The answer…

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Recipes Inspired by Phuket, Thailand

Posted March 14, 2013

Josephine makes me miss the world, miss travel, miss Paris. I’ve never been to Thailand, but I can imagine that after a tour and cooking session with Josphine, I would miss it too. -Maggie A little over a year ago,…

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Beetroot-Stained Salmon Carpaccio

Posted January 27, 2013

For years, carpaccio has remained my preference for appetizers when dining out. Whether its beef or salmon, I am a sucker for the semi-raw flesh that is so tender that it breaks away on your tongue. I wanted to do…

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Fresh Fish and Chips

Posted September 9, 2012

Fish and chips are traditionally beer-battered or deep-fried, and there’s nothing wrong with that. But I wondered: How about fish and chips made on a barbecue? Josephine, an Australian who knows a thing or two about grilling, took her assignment…

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